Can Lacto B Be Given To Babies Aged 5 Months?
Can lacto B be given to a 5 month old baby? My child has had a chapter a day almost 5 times a day but not watered
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Basically Lacto B is a supplement that contains probiotics and is added with several types of vitamins and other ingredients such as vitamin C, vitamin B, protein and fat. This supplement can be used to maintain digestive health, and is made especially for children aged 1-12 years. If you want to give this supplement to babies under 1 year, then you should consult a doctor directly.
Regarding the defecation of your baby that can be up to 5 times per day, it needs to be re-examined whether there are certain changes in the pattern of drinking milk, for example, have you just changed breast milk to formula milk, or have you just changed the brand of formula milk? Sometimes this change can cause a change in your baby's bowel pattern and this may not necessarily indicate an abnormal condition in the baby (especially if the baby does not experience other symptoms, does not have a fever, does not become more fussy, does not vomit, drinks the milk is still good). Sometimes increasing the number and frequency of bowel movements can also occur if you increase the amount of drinking your baby.
If indeed there are no specific symptoms in the baby, then you should first pay attention to the pattern of drinking milk and the baby's weight gain. If the increasing frequency of bowel movements is accompanied by poor weight gain (or weight loss), then the condition is not normal. Take your baby to the pediatrician if this happens.
If the child experiences other symptoms such as those mentioned above, the stool becomes more fluid, the stool looks like rice washing water, you see blood in the stool, or if you see any signs of dehydration in the child, then you are also advised to immediately take your child to the pediatrician for further evaluation,
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